Terroir Opens in Park Slope; Legal Victory for the Raw-Milk Industry

On Wednesday, the De Gustibus Cooking School kicked off its 32nd year in business. Sign up for classes and demonstrations with world-renowned chefs, including Dan Kluger of ABC Kitchen, Porchetta's Sara Jenkins, and Danny Bowien from Mission Chinese. [Grub Street]

Terroir opens its first Brooklyn location tonight. The Park Slope outpost at Fifth Avenue and First Street will serve new dishes tailored to the neighborhood, like Ebbett's Field-inspired hot dogs and Cracker Jacks. The space seats 74 and features a retractable garage door open during the warmer months. [Grub Street]

More good news from Brooklyn: Brunch at Clinton Hill's newest, American comfort food spot, the Wallace, starts this weekend. Expect housemade bread and jams, hazelnut pancakes, and duck confit hash on the menu from chef John Wallace, formerly of Buttermilk Channel. [Grub Street]

And in dairy-industry news, a Minnesota court handed down a victory for raw-milk supporters yesterday. Minnesota farmer Alvin Schlangen was found not guilty of three misdemeanor counts of selling unpasteurized milk, operating without a food license, and handling misbranded food. Raw-milk advocates tout its illness-prevention capabilities while health officials maintain that consuming raw milk can cause diseases like E. coli, salmonella, and listeria. [StarTribune]

Think Coffee on Mercer Street is an unexpected destination for South Korean tourists after appearing on hit Korean show Infinite Challenge. Who knew? [City Room/NYT]